Al-Shabaab claim responsibility for Mpeketoni attack

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  • Group says the attack in Mpeketoni, near Lamu was revenge for the "Kenyan government's brutal oppression of Muslims in Kenya through coercion, intimidation and extrajudicial killings of Muslim scholars."
  • It also condemned the "Kenyan military's continued invasion and occupation of our Muslim lands and the massacre of innocent Muslims in Somalia."

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